CH.Bijou de la Balme D'Epy, Pan-American Champion


Bred by Mme Dupont-Auvert, Aubais, FRANCE (Both parents French Ring III).  Her pedigree reads like a "Whose Who" for working Beauceron!  Sired by the famous French Beauceron "Seneque" who competed at the highest levels of French Ring - French Ring Championships as well as being a Champion of France - Beauty. 

Bijou's Hips are OFA "Good" BEU-235G26F-PI and Elbows Certified BEU-EL76F26-PI and her eyes are certified with CERF # BEA-132/2007--5; AKC & FCI (FCM-Mexico) Registered, AKC DNA Profile.  Bijou has excellent working bloodlines and a wonderful temperament.  She is a first class trail and ranch dog for us.  DOB:  June 14, 2006.

December 2 & 3, 2007 at the Imperial Valley AKC Kennel Club, Bijou wins 12-18 month old female class!  May 29, 30, 31 & June 1, 2008: Mexican/Pan-American Show in Tijuana Mexico - Bijou finishes her Pan-American Championships, Finishes her beauty requirement for Mexican Championship and places 2nd in Herding Group 3 days and 4th place Group 1 day!

YouTube Videos of Bijou's Sire: Seneque de la Dame du Coeur, FRIII Finalist

Bijou's Litters (Check out her puppies!): Puppy Photos (Phantom/Bijou 2008)       Puppy Photos (Avatar/Bijou 2009)    Puppy Photos (Avatar x Bijou 2010)

06/13/2010:  Now co-owned with Debbie Pluss of Ramona, CA  Email:

07/20/2010:  Bijou diagnosed with cardiomyopathy following sudden onset of symptoms at 4 years old and echocardiogram (reports at bottom).  Condition being treated with heart medication.  Recommend all offspring have echos (see puppy page for more information on Scan In A Van -- Echo tech available in California.  Bijou has been removed from our breeding program, but is living a happy life with Debbie Pluss on her ranch.

More Candid Lake Photos taken August 7, 2010


June 18, 2010 - Lake Henshaw, CA - Bijou with friend Eo (male Beauceron): first photo Bijou is behind, middle photo is of "Bij" and last photo has Bijou on right.  Also, visit Photo Album Page 3 for more photos of Bijou.
Left Photo:  Bijou with Dice (11 month old daughter) behind.  Right Photo:  Bijou and then Dice with malinois pup D'Une under her     Taken 01/16/2009 on horseback (Aguanga)

Bijou working on November 6, 2008


Bijou worked by Ron Skinner on November 1, 2008 - Imprinting the puppies "in uterus" :)


Photo at left taken June 27, 2007  of Bijou at 1 year old on a trail ride in Aguanga.  Other Photos taken November 23, 2007 at 20 months old


Photos of Bijou at 6 months old during a trail ride up Cahilla Mountain in Anza, California - December 25th - Christmas Ride in the snow!

French Ring III
Murphy de la Cite des Grands Feux
Dys-B       Recommande
French Ring II
Newton du Ru D'Oly
Dys-A           Recommande
Iliade du Ru D'Oly


French Ring III, French Championships Finalist 2006
Seneque de la Dame de Coeur
Elite A     Dys-B
Champion-CS (France), Champion-CTR (Work)
Links to info & photos of Seneque:
le Beauceron Sportif
Jappeloup du Relais des Ecuries
Dys-A                                      ELITE A
Champion CS - France
Maika du Relais des Ecuries
Dys-B       Recommande
Leslie des Assiers
Dys-A              Elite A
    Champion Work - Ring, FR III Selectifs 1990, 1991
Ce De La Cite Des Grands Feux
Execellent       DYS-A       

French Ring III, Selectifs French Ring
Iqua des Coteaux du Petit Gris
Dys-A              Champion-CTR (Work)
Link: Le Beauceron Sportif


French Ring III
Feline de la Loutre Noire
Dys-A          Recommande
French Ring III
Renoutet-Hades des Gardiens de L'Ombre
Dys-A             Recommande
Links:  Le Beauceron Sportif


French Ring III, French Selectifs 1991
As du Bord de Canche
Dys-A               Recommande
Link: Le Beauceron Sportif
Hades Dream des Gardiens de L'Ombre
Dys-A   Valeur 3/6
Dream de Chipye


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